XPO Logistics has won a contract to transport equipment for the 2016 Swatch Freeride Tour. XPO will use two bespoke vehicles on the European leg of the freestyle skiing and snowboarding competition, specially designed for operating at high altitudes. The trucks are fitted with snow tyres and chains, as well as on-board forklifts. Logistics manager for the Swatch Freeride World Tour, Jim Arlan, said the even chose XPO “because of the in-depth knowledge of its dedicated event transportation and logistics […]
The turkey on your table this Christmas may have had a ride in one of Bernard Matthews’ six new Schmitz Cargobull refrigerated trailers, which the poultry retailer took delivery of in a new livery in time for its peak season.
XPO Logistics’ UK distribution operation has introduced an electronic signature capture system (pictured) that will be used to provide shippers with immediate online access to delivery confirmation.
Abbey Logistics Group has continued its recent hiring spree, with the appointment of former XPO man David Thomas as chief financial officer (CFO).